The British Columbia Construction Roundtable invites you to attend our September Virtual Breakfast session with BC Hydro. From the 1960s through the 1980s, BC Hydro built six dams to meet the energy demands of a province whose population almost doubled in 25 years. Electricity demand in B.C. is expected to grow by another 40% over the next 20 years. And while leaning on conservation as the first and best way to meet demand growth remains, reinvestment in aging assets and investment in new assets will continue. Join us for a conversation with BC Hydro Director of Capital Construction and team about BC Hydro’s Capital Delivery Process and Capital Plan for F21-F30 including expectations for suppliers and contractors.
Graham Fenwick – Director of Capital Construction, BC Hydro. Graham’s current role as Director of Capital Construction sees him leading a team of over 260 professionals responsible for delivering the capital construction program safely on time and on budget. This capital construction program consists of several hundred generation, transmission and substation construction projects. Graham has been actively involved in the design, coordination and construction of several projects in the Hydro-electric industry during the past 30 years, which have added over 2,000 MW to the BC Hydro system. Prior to the Director of Capital Construction position, Graham was the on-site Senior Construction Manager for the $600 million, 1,000 MW Mica Units 5 & 6 Installation Project and the $300 million, Mica Switchgear Replacement Project. Graham holds a Diploma of Engineering Technology, a Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering, a Masters of Structural Engineering, is a Project Management Professional and a Contract & Commercial Management Advanced Practitioner.
Ken Talbot – Stations Project Director, Project Delivery, BC Hydro. Stations Project Director, Project Delivery. Ken has been a Project Director for twelve years and presently manages a team of 23 project managers, three team leads and two administrative assistants. The Stations Projects portfolio is executing 96 projects at many of our substations and generating stations, with an annual spend of $230 million and a total capital cost of over $4 billion. He has a B.A.Sc., Mechanical Engineering, from the University of Toronto (1982) and a CPA, CMA, from the Chartered Professional Accountants of BC (1987). Prior to joining BC Hydro, Ken worked as a consulting engineer and project manager following the design thru to construction for projects in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, USA, Chile, Brazil and Malaysia.
When: Thursday, September 17, 2020, 7:30 to 9:00am (attendees may sign into the Zoom meeting between 7:30 and 7:45am; the event will begin promptly at 7:45am)
Where: BCCR will host the session using Zoom
Cost: BCCR Members: $0 / Non-Members: $20
This event is generously sponsored by PCL Constructors Westcoast